USAF Plans To Fit F-35 With Laser Weapons In The Future
USAF is on track to declare F-35 fighter jet ready for initial combat use by August or September 2016, and officials are already looking at possible future upgrades to its weapons, propulsion and avionics.
USAF plan to reach full operational capability around 2021 or 2022.
Potential upgrades in the future could include new avionics systems, radar, laser weapons and a new more fuel-efficient engine. reuters